Friday, October 17, 2014

Teen Read Week 2014

To celebrate and honor YALSA’s Teen Read week October 12 – 18th, I’m holding a giveaway!

YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association - has been holding a 'teen read week' every year since 1998 and it's held annually during the third week of October. The purpose? To encourage teens to be regular readers and library users - sounds like a great idea to me!

To find out more visit and YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association at

And now onto the giveaway…

What do you like to read and where do you get your books?
Comment below and your name will be entered into a random drawing for one of two prize packs!

Prize Pack #1:

• Copy of my ebook novella ‘Newbie Nick’ published by Lycaon Press (formats for Kindle, Kobo and Nook)
• Copy of ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul – The Cat Did What?’ which features two of my stories about – you guessed it – cats!
• Packet of decorative sticky notes
• Notebook
• Bookmark
• ‘Newbie Nick’ keychain

Prize Pack #2:

• Copy of ‘Not Your Mother’s Book – On Cats’ published by Publishing Syndicate which features one of my stories about – you guessed it – cats!
• Packet of decorative book labels
• Bookmark
• ‘Newbie Nick’ keychain

Be sure to check out for more great stuff celebrating Teen Read Week 2014 as well as the Young Adult Library Services Association at for more information! Are you a Pinterest fan? Be sure to visit, and follow, their Teen Read Week Pinterest board at

Thanks for stopping by and keep reading! Giveaway recipients will be announced on this website on October 20th! Be sure to come back!


*Note: these giveaways have not been sponsored by YALSA. This is just me celebrating Teen Read week – enjoy!


  1. What an excellent idea! I'd be lost without the library. I use it all the time. I know a big part of why I love to read comes from my mom taking me to our local library from a young age. Libraries are magical places!

    1. Hi Ros! Thank you so much for stopping by! Yes, gotta love those libraries - they are what make readers - and writers - go round! Happy writing to you!

  2. Hi, Lisa! I mostly read contemporary romance, women's fiction and YA. I buy both print books and eBook, and I borrow books from the library. I try to support local indie books as much as possible, and I also shop at my favorite second-hand book store, Russell Books.

    1. Hi Lee - gotta love books, right? I'm a big fan of Russell Books, as well! Thank you so much for stopping by - happy writing to you!